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Chhattisgarh official found with assets worth Rs.11 cr


August 29th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 29 (IANS) A health official in Chhattisgarh was found to have amassed assets worth Rs.11 crore, which was disproportionate to his known sources of income, a senior Anti-corruption ... Read more...

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209 cases of dengue in Bengal


August 24th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) As many as 209 confirmed cases of dengue have been reported so far in West Bengal, Minister of State for Health Chandrima Bhattacharjee said here Friday."Today ... Read more...

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109 cases of dengue in Bengal


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) As many as 109 confirmed cases of dengue have been reported so far in West Bengal, a senior health official said Friday."So far there are 109 ... Read more...

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UP scraps admission fee in government hospitals


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 23 (IANS) The admission fee of Rs.35 has been scrapped in all government hospitals of Uttar Pradesh from Thursday, an official said.The orders in this regard were issued ... Read more...

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Man Bitten in Beaver Attack


August 14th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 50 year old man who is a Boy Scout leader was bitten by a beaver while he was in a swimming activity. The New York ... Read more...

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Whistleblowers with a difference - on ‘clean Shimla’ mission (Letter from Shimla)


August 14th, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 14 (IANS) Their mission is to clean and they too are whistleblowers - literally. Shimla's new cleanliness wardens have been given the job of blowing the whistle on ... Read more...

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80 confirmed cases of dengue in Bengal


August 10th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 10 (IANS) As many as 80 confirmed cases of dengue have been reported so far in West Bengal, a senior health official said Friday."So far there are 80 ... Read more...

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Haryana polio-free since 2010: Official


July 10th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 10 (IANS) No new case of polio has been reported in Haryana since January 2010 and it is free from the disease, a health official said here Tuesday."Haryana ... Read more...

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UP working on ‘Guarantee To Health’ scheme for children


June 30th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 30 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government is working on an ambitious project under the National Rural Health Mission (NHRM) to give "complete and sustained healthcare" to about 7.3 ... Read more...

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Encephalitis claims five more lives in Bihar, toll 230


June 24th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Patna June 24 (IANS) Five more children died of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district Sunday, taking the toll in the state to 230 since May, an official ... Read more...

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Maharashtra textile town in grip of jaundice


June 18th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), June 18 (IANS) More than 500 new cases of jaundice have been reported from the textile town of Ichalkaranji in Kolhapur district in the last four days and ... Read more...

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Jaundice kills nine in a month in Maharashtra town


June 14th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), June 14 (IANS) Jaundice has claimed nine lives during the last month in a town in Maharashtra's Kolhapur district, a health official said Thursday.Over 3,300 patients have been ... Read more...

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UAE approves 126 new drugs


June 9th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 9 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has approved the use of 126 new drugs to treat patients, it was announced Saturday.The health ministry said the drugs are approved after thorough ... Read more...

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Doctors in Lucknow caught on MMS demanding bribe


June 9th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) Some doctors at the Balrampur Hospital here have been caught on MMS demanding bribe for admitting patients in the emergency ward, an official said Saturday.Made ... Read more...

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Mysterious disease toll is 36 in Bihar


June 7th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 7 (IANS) The deaths of five more children because of a mysterious disease in Bihar's Muzaffarpur and Gaya districts has taken the death toll to 36 in 11 ... Read more...

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Mysterious disease toll is 31 in Bihar


June 6th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 6 (IANS) The deaths of eight more children because of a mysterious disease in Bihar's Muzaffarpur and Gaya districts has taken the death toll to 31 in 10 ... Read more...

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Four more kids die of suspected encephalitis in Bihar


June 5th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 5 (IANS) Four more children have succumbed to suspected encephalitis in Bihar's Muzaffarpur and Gaya districts since Monday taking the death toll to 23 in nine days, ... Read more...

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Encephalitis toll rises to 18


June 4th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 4 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis has killed three more children in Bihar's Muzaffarpur and Gaya districts, taking the death toll in eight days to 18, officials said Monday.Nearly a ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Kabul attack after Obama visit (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 2 (IANS) Eight people were killed and 17 injured in suicide bombings and a gunbattle in the Afghan capital Wednesday, hours after US President Barack Obama's Kabul ... Read more...

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Second swine flu death reported in Himachal


April 25th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 25 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has reported its second death this year due to swine flu, a health official said Wednesday.A 66-year-old woman from Shimla district died Monday evening ... Read more...

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H1N1 cases in Kerala touches dozen


April 24th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 24 (IANS) The number of H1N1 cases in Kerala has touched a dozen, a health official said Tuesday, adding that the authorities were fully prepared to deal with ... Read more...

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First swine flu death in Himachal


April 7th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 7 (IANS) A 55-year-old woman, who tested positive for swine flu, died in Shimla Saturday, the first death in Himachal Pradesh this year, a health official said."The victim, ... Read more...

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Malawi president dies of heart attack


April 6th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lilongwe, April 6 (IANS) Malawi President Bingu wa Mutharika died Thursday afternoon following an heart attack, Xinhua reported. He was 78.Born in February, 1934, Mutharika studied in India and the ... Read more...

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Swine flu reported in Himachal


April 5th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 4 (IANS) A 55-year-old woman tested positive for swine flu in Shimla Wednesday, the first case in Himachal Pradesh this year, a health official said here."The victim, a ... Read more...

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‘India faces 50 percent nursing shortage’


March 29th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 29 (IANS) The fledgling health sector in India is facing a 50 percent shortage of nursing staff due to demand outstripping supply and many female nurses preferring to ... Read more...

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Ten children die of measles in Bihar


March 24th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 24 (IANS) At least 10 children died in a village in Bihar's Madhubani district due to a disease commonly referred as 'khasra' or measles, an official said Saturday."Eight ... Read more...

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Odisha doctors face action for exam malpractice


March 10th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 10 (IANS) Authorities in Odisha Saturday initiated action against at least 17 doctors for using unfair means during the post graduate medical entrance test held in the state ... Read more...

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30 Bangalore school kids caught smoking ‘hookah’ in club


March 5th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 5 (IANS) In a surprise raid on a snooker club in the heart of Bangalore, a team of civic body officials Monday caught about 30 students of a ... Read more...

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Fresh raids by CBI in UP’s multi-billion NRHM scam (Lead)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 25 (IANS) Close on the heels of Friday's simultaneous raids at 30 different locations across Uttar Pradesh in connection with the multi-billion-rupee rural health scam, the Central Bureau ... Read more...

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70 hospitalised with food poisoning in Chhattisgarh


February 21st, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 21 (IANS) The condition of over 70 poor people, including 32 women and children, in Chhattisgarh is reported to be stable hours after they were hospitalised for food ... Read more...

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UP health official found dead, family alleges murder (Lead)


February 16th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 16 (IANS) An Uttar Pradesh health department official missing since Feb 7 was found dead, police said Thursday as his family alleged it was related to the ... Read more...

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Congress attacks UP government over health official’s death


February 16th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Congress Thursday hit out at the Mayawati government over the death of an Uttar Pradesh health department official, alleging that there was widespread ... Read more...

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UP health scam: Missing health official found dead


February 16th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 16 (IANS) An Uttar Pradesh health department official missing since Feb 7 has been found dead, police said Thursday. His family has alleged the death is related ... Read more...

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Typhoid outbreak in Himachal village


February 10th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 10 (IANS) A village in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district has reported more than 15 typhoid patients, a health official said Friday.According to the official, contamination in the drinking ... Read more...

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Mandela in good health: Official


January 28th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Jan 28 (IANS) Former South African president Nelson Mandela was in good health contrary to reports that gave rise to rumours that he may be suffering from health ... Read more...

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